Wednesday, 25th April 2018
1.30 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks: Prof Owen McIntyre.
1.45 pm Ms Celia Le Lievre, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law & Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, University College Cork: Sustainably Reconciling Nature Conservation and Low-Carbon Energy Infrastructures under the Appropriate Assessment Procedure of the EU Habitats Directive: the Example of the Marine Renewable Energy Sector.
2.15 pm Mr Edwin Alblas, Ph.D. Candidate, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin: Regulating Costs of Environmental Proceedings under the Aarhus Convention: A Role for Citizens?
2.45 pm Ms Amanda Mundell, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Birmingham City University: Neighbourhood Planning - Does it Increase Understanding of Development Processes and Decisions?
3.15 pm Ms Orla Kelleher, Ph.D. Candidate, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin: The Revival of the Unenumerated Rights Doctrine: A Right to Environmental Protection and its Implications for Future Climate Change Litigation in Ireland.
3.45 pm Tea / Coffee Break
4.00 pm Ms Caer Smyth, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law and Politics, Cardiff University:Exploring the Rationalist Assumptions that Shape Spaces for Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making.
4.30 pm Ms Aoife Long, PhD Candidate, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork: Should Renewable Gas be used as a Heat, Electricity or Transport Fuel in Ireland?
5.00 pm Mrs Raashi Chauhan, Ph.D. Candidate / Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Johannesburg: Effective Environmental Compliance with Specific Reference to the Extractive Mining Industries.
5.30 pm Ms Laurie O’Keefe, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, University College Cork: [Topic to be confirmed]
6.30 pm Mr Imad Ibrahim, Ph.D. Candidate, Sant’ Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa / Research Associate, gLAWcal - Global Law Initiative for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) : A New Opportunity for the Harmonization of International Water Law after Entry into Force of the United Nations Watercourses Convention.
7.00 pm Closing Remarks
8.00 pm Conference Dinner – Rachel’s, 28 Washington Street, Cork